Tag Archives: natural hazards

New Volcano / Earthquake App

I have added a new IOS app to my ‘earthquakes and volcanoes’ favourites list over the last few days: It shows the latest earthquakes and active volcanoes both on a map and as a data list. You can filter the … Continue reading

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Indonesia Earthquake Maps

Following the magnitude 7.5 earthquake that shook Indonesia’s Central Sulawesi Province back in September 2018, and the tsunami that hit coastal towns on Indonesia’s Sunda Strait – there has been a wealth of information on the web for geography teachers. … Continue reading

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New Volcano App Game

I recently discovered an interesting app on the IOS store. It is called ‘Earth Girl Volcano’, and is an interactive game that involves making strategic decisions to minimise the risk for people living close to volcano hazards. It has been … Continue reading

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Updated Red Cross Earthquake Resources

  The Red Cross web site now offers an updated package of resources on the theme of ‘Earthquakes’. written by prolific geography author, Alan Parkinson (aka @GeoBlogs). The resource includes case studies, images, maps, statistics, videos and eye witness accounts. … Continue reading

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Natural Hazards Data For The Classroom

I came across these resources on natural disasters on a web site run by Munich Reinsurance. There are a number of documents that can be downloaded for free – and they contain a lot of useful statistical information that might … Continue reading

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